Legal Secretary

Job Title: Legal Secretary

Location: Newcastle - ST5 1BT

Salary: D.O.E

Job type: Full Time: 35hours

Are you looking to find a new challenge in a progressive and energetic legal business? Are you searching for a varied role, where no working day is the same? If so, this could be the perfect opportunity for you to make that change and support our fantastic teams within our Newcastle Office.

As one of the largest and most experienced firms in North Staffordshire and South Cheshire, Tinsdills' specialist departments provide a range of legal services for personal and business clients including: Family Law, Agriculture, Commercial Property, Residential Property, Personal Injury and Compensation, Company and Commercial, Wills Trusts and Probate.

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our experienced Wills, Trust and Probate Department as a Legal Secretary based at Newcastle, where you will have the chance to work with a strong team of dedicated professionals providing essential and much appreciated support to our clients.

We are looking for a highly motivated legal secretary with the enthusiasm and desire to contribute to the firm. In return we are offering you an attractive benefits package, a chance for you to be part of a forward-thinking local firm and ongoing support / guidance.

The Role:

  • To deliver an efficient cost-effective secretarial service to the department and the clients of the Firm under limited supervision.
  • To produce standard / non-standard / complex documentation with a high level of accuracy under limited supervision
  • To deliver services of the highest standard in a cost-efficient manner
  • Liaise, communicate and co-operate with all departments and fee earners
  • Communicate with clients efficiently and knowledgeably both over the telephone and in person where appropriate.
  • Accurately record and communicate messages both internally and to clients / external third parties
  • Ensure the database is accurate for all current clients and matters under their control
  • Promotion of all services offered by the firm to clients and prospective clients
  • Providing cover to other departments within the business on an as and when required basis.

Experience & Training:

  • Experience in the legal services area (preferably within the Wills, Trust and Probate field) would be an advantage but is not essential as long as you can demonstrate similar / relevant experience or aptitude.

You're Skills:

  • As a member of a small team, you will need to work in an accurate way under time pressures;
  • You will need to be a good communicator in a team environment, be highly literate and have good IT skills;
  • Efficient time management - you are able to work under pressure and prioritise effectively;
  • Friendly persona and a good team player;
  • Computer literate;
  • Experienced in the use of all Microsoft products;
  • Well organised and excellent communication skills are essential.

You're Qualities:

  • knowledgeable
  • proactive
  • motivated
  • flexible and reliable
  • supportive
  • a good listener

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of: legal secretary, family secretary, PA, Legal Typist, Typist, Legal PA, Secretary, Legal Administrator, Legal Office Support, Legal Assistant, Legal Business Support, Fee Earner Support will also be considered for this role.

Staffordshire, England, UK